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Review: “Another Day Of Life” Vibrantly Relives Angola’s Civil War


Based on Ryszard Kapuściński’s eponymous book, “Another Day of Life” blends animation and documentary to vividly relive history.

Review: Jack Strong (Poland, 2014)


Based on a true Cold War story, Jack Strong is a spy thriller from Poland which has hints of the country's recent political climate.

Review: Ida (Poland, 2013)


Our review for 2014's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film. Ida is a gracefully quiet piece that documents a girl's journey of personal discovery...

Review: Katyń (Poland, 2007)


Polish history began a long descent into darkness in 1772. That year saw the First Partition of Poland at the hands of Prussia, Austria, and...


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